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Location Chile, Región de Arica y Parinacota
Central coordinates 69o 0.00' West  18o 51.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 11,298 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2010

Comité Nacional Pro Defensa de la Flora y Fauna (Affiliate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Puna Flamingo Phoenicoparrus jamesi unknown  2008  2,000 individuals  unknown  A1, A4i  Near Threatened 
Andean Flamingo Phoenicoparrus andinus unknown  2008  400 individuals  unknown  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2015 medium favourable high
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Wetlands (inland)   17428 17428 100 good (> 90%) favourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species  The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented  high 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Salar de Surire Natural Monument 11,298 is identical to site 11,298  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Monumento Natural Salar de Surire. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/05/2016

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